2014_01_01_21_42_00Juanita M. Sharp, 82, of Covington, Virginia, formerly of Hot Springs, died Saturday, December 28, 2013 at her residence.

She was born February 5, 1931 in Hot Springs, Virginia, the daughter of the late Walter G. Adams and Ethel Bogan Adams. She was married to the late Boyd Sharp, who preceded her in death on January 7, 2009.

Mrs. Sharp was the owner and operator of several convenience stores in Bath County.
She was a member of Eden United Methodist Church. She enjoyed attending Michael’s show’s or anything involving her children and grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by three children, Judy Ann Dean of Covington, Stephen Shane Sharp & wife Tammy of Williamsburg, Virginia and Michael Shawn Sharp of Covington, six grandchildren, Shay Dean, Greg Sharp, Nathan Sharp, Allison Sharp, Hunter Sharp and Arianna Sharp; two sisters, Judy Galford & husband Wayne of Arborvale, West Virginia and June “Sue” Lacks & husband Bobby of Hot Springs, Virginia; a foster son, Rocky Washburn of Iron Gate, Virginia.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Vivian Bailey and Marie Hicks; four brothers, Richard, Walter, Sr., Gene and Donald Adams.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home with David George officiating and Pastor Lorrie Aikens and Steve Shaver assisting. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 637

Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422